Penn State Lehigh Valley men's basketball team involved in bus accident

Update: 4 p.m. Feb. 14

All 12 members of the basketball team as well as three coaches have been examined by hospital personnel. None of their injuries were life-threatening and all have been released to their families.

Update: 8 p.m. Feb. 13

As of 8 p.m. all 12 members of the basketball team as well as 3 coaches have been examined by hospital personnel. None of their injuries were life-threatening and most have already been released to their families and are on their way home. One student awaits further testing. 

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Update: 11:58 a.m. Feb. 13

There are no serious injuries to anyone who was on the bus. The team is on a warm, dry bus and they are en route to the nearest hospital as a precautionary measure. 

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The Penn State Lehigh Valley men's basketball team was involved in a serious accident at about 10 a.m. today (Feb. 13), on their way to a game in New Kensington, Pa. Their chartered bus was hit by a tractor trailer on I-78 near Frystown, Lebanon County. Police and Emergency Medical Services are on the scene. At this time there are no reports of serious injury to anyone on the bus. All students are being transported to an area hospital as a precautionary measure.

There were several other vehicles also involved in accident.

We will continue to update this information as more facts are known.

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Last Updated February 17, 2016